Consultations: Role of Youth In Peace-Building

David Shamala
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Event date 5 May '19 21:01 - 7 May '19 21:01 EAT (UTC +3)
Event location Online • 1021-00200, Nairobi, 00200, Kenya

Consultations on the Role of Youth in Peace-Building 2019

Its a three days event exploring what youth-led peace-building looks like in practice and understanding how to operationalise the principles behind the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda.

The consultation will have the following schedule.

Day 1: Deconstructing the role of youth in peace-building

  • Youth peace-building in practice: exploring approaches, tools and interventions; 
  • Debunking assumptions: moving beyond the victim-perpetrator binary;
  • Diversity and gender among youth peace-builders.

Day 2: Moving towards empowerment and inclusion

  • Meaningful political inclusion of youth; 
  • Economic inclusion of youth: beyond just jobs;
  • Youth leadership and accountability.

Day 3: Investing in youth peace-building capacities

  • Moving away from passive partnerships: bridging the trust gap;
  • Moving towards financial sustainability; 
  • Participant-led open discussion.